AUTOMOTIVE ALUMINUM Automakers are stalking the lure of synergistic solutions

Dec 01, 2007 | 01:19 PM |

Aluminum continues to win favor among automakers, having surpassed iron as the second-most-used material in the manufacture of automobiles.

Honda Motor Co. Ltd., Tokyo, long ago saw the wisdom of using aluminum in its vehicles and continues that philosophy today. "Honda has a history going back decades of using aluminum in our cars, especially in our engines, " a spokesman for the Japanese automaker said. "All of our engines are aluminum now, including both blocks and heads."....

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